The brahmaviharas are four prized emotions or mindstates that give us a framework to cultivate positive behaviors and minimize harmful ones.
How do we take the sting out of loneliness? Toni Bernhard suggests friendliness, compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity.
When we think of love, we have ideas that are purely personal and, on the whole, quite fanciful. They are based in general on our desire to be loved, from which we expect fulfillment.
In a tense moment on a full plane, Ruth King gets a glimpse of the inner strength of equanimity.
Heaven is nowhere else but right here on this earth, when we live with friendliness, compassion, joy, and equanimity.
Here’s the latest from The Under 35 Project, by Marloes Lasker. “I started receiving what was going on purely in the moment.”
Polly Young-Eisenbrath explains how early relationships set us up to fail as couples, but with mindfulness and equanimity we can find love.
The key to the treasure of unconditional compassion, says Aura Glaser, is the three-step practice of equanimity.
Moonlight shimmers on the surface of the steaming Japanese bath, while a gentle wind rustles. The very atmosphere seems to radiate relaxation and serenity.